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blah blah blah sent you an email RSS blah blah... 90 Views / 6 Replies  
blah blah blah sent you an email
RSS blah blah blah bill passed. trillions in spending. Ted Cruz freaks out. Obama says creates 20 jobs.
to-do: goto grocery store. (4 months overdue.) SWIPE to...
Posted by just a poster, on Today at 06:44 PM, in Mac News
After playing this game, I feel like I am ready... 108 Views / 2 Replies  
After playing this game, I feel like I am ready to run for Senate.
Posted by just a poster, on May 1, 2015 at 08:07 PM, in Mac News
@Stuke I know what you mean. I buy spares of old,... 931 Views / 26 Replies  
@Stuke I know what you mean. I buy spares of old, obsoleted MacPros and xServes to connect my DACs to their firewire interfaces. I have no interest in spending $10k+ to upgrade for a new cable...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 26, 2015 at 01:11 PM, in Mac News
I don't believe oversight will foster more... 142 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't believe oversight will foster more competition. Perhaps monopoly busting due to the high barriers to entry, but that's a matter of enforcement, not regulation. This also requires pointed...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 25, 2015 at 04:01 PM, in Tech News
Word. Revenue up but profit down. Does it... 115 Views / 1 Replies  
Word. Revenue up but profit down. Does it really cost that much money to lay off 18,000?
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:25 PM, in Tech News
I agree this is a great development, very... 142 Views / 6 Replies  
I agree this is a great development, very positive for Americans. What will encourage competition between these companies in the same markets, though?
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:23 PM, in Tech News
Wow. There is so much wrong with this product... 188 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow. There is so much wrong with this product that should have been done differently, even for a version 1. Very disappointing. I'm sure it will sell just fine, though.
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:21 PM, in Tech News
"While it is unlikely to be an addition by a... 182 Views / 6 Replies  
"While it is unlikely to be an addition by a Google employee"

I don't understand this. Do Google employees control the content of Google Maps or is the project outsourced in its entirety?
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:14 PM, in Tech News
it's impossible to say. what is known is that... 147 Views / 5 Replies  
it's impossible to say. what is known is that wink devices are controlled through a central hub operated by wink. the phone app connects to the wink hub, the hub transmits the request to the home...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 19, 2015 at 06:19 PM, in Tech News
windows is a mess. hoping Microsoft sees the... 201 Views / 1 Replies  
windows is a mess. hoping Microsoft sees the light and adopts a unix kernel. there's a lot of next-generation stuff possible that could use a corporate sponsor.
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 19, 2015 at 05:52 PM, in Tech News
@Mike "unless distributed by an authenticated... 843 Views / 8 Replies  
@Mike "unless distributed by an authenticated developer".

There is no reason an authenticated third-party developer (eg one who develops signed apps) should be able to exploit flaws in the admin...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 19, 2015 at 05:40 PM, in Mac News
Requires a payload, not physical access. Any app... 843 Views / 8 Replies  
Requires a payload, not physical access. Any app on the appstore can be modified to include code that takes advantage of this flaw.
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 19, 2015 at 03:13 PM, in Mac News
A rogue firmware update from a third-party? 147 Views / 5 Replies  
A rogue firmware update from a third-party?
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 19, 2015 at 01:45 PM, in Tech News
Nice writeup on a nice app. The difference... 346 Views / 6 Replies  
Nice writeup on a nice app.

The difference in number input is an interesting usability experiment. On one hand, the infinitely tall menubar in the MacOS (vs Windows) makes it easier to navigate...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 18, 2015 at 05:01 PM, in Mac News
just use rsync. It's all some of these utilities... 1,218 Views / 17 Replies  
just use rsync. It's all some of these utilities are using beneath their skins anyway.
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 18, 2015 at 02:54 AM, in Mac News
It is unlikely a profit-driven corporation will... 130 Views / 5 Replies  
It is unlikely a profit-driven corporation will destroy its own habitat... if only for the sole reason that it is unprofitable to do so and the moral repercussions of doing so, in a civil society,...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 17, 2015 at 03:17 PM, in Mac News
Sunpower... isn't this another corporation that... 125 Views / 2 Replies  
Sunpower... isn't this another corporation that was bailed out by taxpayers?
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 17, 2015 at 03:14 PM, in Mac News
The relationship with the Conservation Fund is... 130 Views / 5 Replies  
The relationship with the Conservation Fund is unfortunate.

Corporations have no business interest, ethical gain, or monetary profit from buying forest land and using it in an unsustainable...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 17, 2015 at 01:23 AM, in Mac News
For what this is, I think it would have been more... 1,362 Views / 18 Replies  
For what this is, I think it would have been more complete with LTE from Verizon/ATT/Sprint/Tmobile. Maybe version 2.

When I see the new retina screens laptops at the Apple store, I instinctively...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 16, 2015 at 02:11 AM, in Tech News
It's not clear to me why Apple entered this line... 143 Views / 2 Replies  
It's not clear to me why Apple entered this line of work in the first place. It's very suspicious and I see no benefit to carrying an expensive electronic device in place of a credit card or cash to...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 14, 2015 at 02:14 PM, in Mac News
@flying not so much. I guess I fear... 1,614 Views / 18 Replies  
@flying not so much. I guess I fear institutionalized spying more than a random hacker.
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 10, 2015 at 11:19 PM, in Mac News
Thanks, editors. I didn't intend to sound testy.... 1,614 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks, editors. I didn't intend to sound testy.

@Flying Meat - you may have a point, but it's a technicality.

I'm on Mavericks everywhere. Part of the reason I haven't gone Yosemite is...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 10, 2015 at 06:21 PM, in Mac News
"Amount of work" is a Soviet excuse. California... 1,614 Views / 18 Replies  
"Amount of work" is a Soviet excuse. California law requires a company to support its product for a minimum of 7 years, so I don't think patches won't be forthcoming.

Note to the editors: I used...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 10, 2015 at 02:28 PM, in Mac News
Your first mistake was downloading Chrome. ... 1,552 Views / 10 Replies  
Your first mistake was downloading Chrome. That's a direct line to the NSA via google.

Stick to firefox, which has more privacy plugins than any browser on earth. Protect yourself and your...
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 5, 2015 at 04:25 PM, in Tech News
Consumers didn't seem to care that the iPhone 6... 271 Views / 5 Replies  
Consumers didn't seem to care that the iPhone 6 had bending problems so other companies are just following suit.
Posted by just a poster, on Apr 4, 2015 at 09:45 PM, in Tech News
At those prices, they couldn't possibly lose... 483 Views / 11 Replies  
At those prices, they couldn't possibly lose money.
Posted by just a poster, on Mar 12, 2015 at 01:27 PM, in Tech News
"We have to pass out it find out what's in it,... 338 Views / 8 Replies  
"We have to pass out it find out what's in it, away from the fog of controversy."
Posted by just a poster, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM, in Tech News
As far as "throttling", the net is already... 195 Views / 4 Replies  
As far as "throttling", the net is already neutral in that this behavior is illegal and implementing it (via layer 7 firewall or per-domain) costs carriers money and infrastructure. It is doubtful...
Posted by just a poster, on Feb 4, 2015 at 03:24 PM, in Tech News
I can confirm from personal experience that... 182 Views / 4 Replies  
I can confirm from personal experience that seagate barracuda drives are unreliable, even with low use.
Posted by just a poster, on Feb 4, 2015 at 02:54 PM, in Tech News
Reminds me of those 12 CDs or 12 tapes for a buck... 151 Views / 1 Replies  
Reminds me of those 12 CDs or 12 tapes for a buck schemes from the early '90s.
Posted by just a poster, on Feb 4, 2015 at 02:33 PM, in Tech News
That shouldn't be too much work. Apple can just... 143 Views / 5 Replies  
That shouldn't be too much work. Apple can just provide the Chinese with the same backdoors they leave open for the NSA!
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 29, 2015 at 01:15 PM, in Tech News
Weird, I always had a better experience with... 169 Views / 4 Replies  
Weird, I always had a better experience with scrubbing using flash than HTML5 vid on youtube.
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 28, 2015 at 06:32 PM, in Tech News
@Diablo +1, helpful. 110 Views / 4 Replies  
@Diablo +1, helpful.
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 28, 2015 at 06:23 PM, in Tech News
How are Mac Pro sales? Is that product... 97 Views / 4 Replies  
How are Mac Pro sales? Is that product considered a flop? I need a pro machine and it has to be a Mac.
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 27, 2015 at 06:16 PM, in Tech News
I used to make fun of Windows for being insecure,... 168 Views / 5 Replies  
I used to make fun of Windows for being insecure, but Apple seems to create holes intentionally.
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 26, 2015 at 04:03 PM, in Mac News
How hard can it be for a tech company whose last... 113 Views / 1 Replies  
How hard can it be for a tech company whose last round of funding brought in $450m - and whose valuation is now claimed to be $9B - to support a simple graphical ftp client for a 10yo operating...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 21, 2015 at 06:40 PM, in Mac News
Establishment of communism requires control of... 938 Views / 16 Replies  
Establishment of communism requires control of free speech and the intimidation of those with dissenting ideas.

That said, I don't understand why children should be on "social media". What...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 21, 2015 at 02:38 PM, in Tech News
I guess the news isn't good enough to give a... 136 Views / 5 Replies  
I guess the news isn't good enough to give a straight answer, is it Mr Martin?
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:36 PM, in Tech News
You tell me! It's not like Palo Altans can't... 830 Views / 16 Replies  
You tell me! It's not like Palo Altans can't afford more expensive internet options and geographically the place is dense enough, certainly denser than many other cities with improved access and...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 18, 2015 at 05:19 PM, in Tech News
Concerned Americans should be asking the... 136 Views / 5 Replies  
Concerned Americans should be asking the following questions:

- how does this bill strip the FCC of its existing authority to protect consumers and encourage competition?
- What is the FCC...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 18, 2015 at 04:54 PM, in Tech News
Have no interest in seeing a flick about jobs,... 737 Views / 8 Replies  
Have no interest in seeing a flick about jobs, but do want to buy more products he inspired.
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 17, 2015 at 03:53 PM, in Mac News
It's kinda cool how it offloads a lot of... 346 Views / 6 Replies  
It's kinda cool how it offloads a lot of processing to a remote server via the web, but the hardware is junk. I respect the thought going into the screen, but it is placed unergonomically for the...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 16, 2015 at 12:09 AM, in Tech News
More options for faster, cheaper internet in Des... 830 Views / 16 Replies  
More options for faster, cheaper internet in Des Moines Iowa and Ohio than in Sillycon Valley. Shop around.

Palo Alto's internet growth has been hampered by 20 years of promise from City Hall to...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 14, 2015 at 01:17 PM, in Tech News
@Flying Meat :thumbsup: for the record, I think... 1,135 Views / 28 Replies  
@Flying Meat :thumbsup: for the record, I think Microsoft and Google's tablets are just as pointless and a waste of money.

the fact it is so easy for schools to switch platforms suggests that...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 13, 2015 at 06:12 PM, in Tech News
Where do I send your tinfoil hat? 1,135 Views / 28 Replies  
Where do I send your tinfoil hat?
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 13, 2015 at 03:33 PM, in Tech News
Did you mean to hammer home my point? Instead of... 1,135 Views / 28 Replies  
Did you mean to hammer home my point? Instead of textbooks (which in your example cost less than the iPad itself), the cost is now digital textbooks+iPad.



It's called a distraction.
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Posted by just a poster, on Jan 13, 2015 at 03:33 PM, in Tech News
I see what you did there. I said, "reading... 1,135 Views / 28 Replies  
I see what you did there. I said, "reading instead of writing" so you picked up on books. Books are still a better method to read and mark up content, not to mention cheaper than their digital...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:30 PM, in Tech News
I wonder if facebook is paying the National... 92 Views / 1 Replies  
I wonder if facebook is paying the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children for the data and implementation, or if it's the other way around.
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:25 PM, in Tech News
I grew up with Apple ][s in my school. We used to... 1,135 Views / 28 Replies  
I grew up with Apple ][s in my school. We used to do semi-productive stuff on these devices (besides playing Oregon Trail) like writing programs in BASIC and learning how to duplicate copy-protected...
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 13, 2015 at 11:51 AM, in Tech News
Are these manufactured in the same factories as... 1,208 Views / 10 Replies  
Are these manufactured in the same factories as Apple's products?
Posted by just a poster, on Jan 12, 2015 at 06:48 PM, in Tech News
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